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Anthony Silard’s Article in Psychology Today | Is Your Phone Making You Lonelier?

Anthony Silard’s article was recently published in Psychology Today. You can read it here:

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5 Ways Excessive Technology Use is Harming Your Relationships— and What You Can Do About It

At this stage of our collective history, there seems to be consensus that the overuse of our phones and devices is causing our close relationships to atrophy. Yet many of us still do not understand how this is happening. In this article, I will attempt to shed light on how our excessive reliance on email, texting and other forms of text-based communication (IMs, […]

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Wish to Reclaim Your Well-Being in the Digital Age? Turn Off Your Notifications

One myth about the digital age is that we spend time on our phones because we enjoy them. The truth is that we spend time on our phones because we feel compelled to.  Notifications: Your Frequent Purveyor of Dopamine …   How can you transcend the dopamine-seeking behavior that keeps you touching your phone, on average, over […]

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Anthony Silard’s latest in Psychology Today | Does Using Your Phone Increase Your Happiness?

Psychology Today just published Anthony Silard’s article. Please check it out here.

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In One Corner: You. In the Other: the 24-7 Slot Machine in Your Hands

Yes, it’s true: on average, we touch our phones over 2,500 times per day. Why?   “Because we enjoy it!” many people tell me at my conferences. It turns out nothing could be further from the truth. We are constantly on our phones because we feel compelled to be.   Once again, why?   Dopamine.  Dopamine Drives You Toward […]

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Anthony Silard’s latest in Psychology Today | Your Daily Battle: You versus the 24-7 Slot Machine in Your Hands

Anthony Silard’s article was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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The Worst Public Health Crisis among Teens and Young Adults in Our Lifetimes Emerged Way Before COVID-19

We are in the middle of the worst public health crisis among teens and young adults in most of our lifetimes. COVID-19? No, actually. The pandemic has compounded a crisis that had already emerged before anyone had ever heard of the coronavirus.   According to a Cigna study of over 10,000 American adults released in January, over three of every five Americans are […]

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How to Renew Your Most Important Relationships During the Pandemic

Since we have been spending most of our day indoors, we’ve had no choice but to face up to the reality of what our social lives had become before the pandemic. We finally have the time to reflect upon how the richness, regularity and connectedness of most of our friendships have taken a nosedive ever since the release […]

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COVID-19: The Second Social-Distancing Threat to Our Way of Life in Thirteen Years

Social distancing started long before COVID-19.

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